It had been nearly 73 years since
any human had seen the Titanic, and then in 1985 the wreck was found.
The 1st expedition to
find the Titanic was in the summer of 1985 on the French-American ship Le
Suroit, leaded by Robert D. Ballard and his French partner Jean-Louis
Michel. They used the SAR sonar to find the Titanic, but after six weeks
nothing was found of the wreck. They didnít give
up however; the search continued in August of that same year on the Knorr,
with new tool, Argo. The big find occurred on September 1st,
1985 just after midnight when the crew spotted items from the Titanic on Argoís
video screen. The great liner had
Expeditions on the Titanic will never end. It continued into the 90ís with the submarine Nautile and its research ship Nadir. Throughout these expeditions artifacts have been found along with many other wonderful discoveries about the great ship, Titanic.